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Combustible Dust: An Explosion Hazard

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State Resources

  • Combustible Dust. Oregon Hazard Alert, OR-OSHA 2993, (June 2008).
  • Combustible Dust Explosion Hazards. Kentucky Department of Labor Hazard Alert.
  • Combustible Dust Poses a Dangerous, Explosive Threat in the Workplace [PDF]. NCDOL Industry Alert.


  • Development and Control of Dust Explosions (Occupational Safety and Health). John Nagy, Marcel Dekker Inc., ISBN 0-8247-7004-8.
  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industries. Eckhoff, Rolf K., Elsevier Science, ISBN 0-7506-7602-7.
  • Dust Explosion Prevention and Protection: A Practical Guide. Katherine Barton, Gulf Publishing Company, ISBN 0-7506-7519-3.
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